Alicia Ames

CEO & Founder

With an undergraduate degree from Princeton, and an MBA from Columbia Business School, as well as many years of experience working within large corporations, such as CBS and Viacom, Alicia Ames launched PhelpsForward to help female college students and graduates find and excel in finance and tech jobs, while also helping companies connect with these talented women.

Alicia is a certified administrator of the Strong Interest Inventory, one of the world's most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools. It has helped both academic and business organizations develop the brightest talent, and has guided thousands of individuals in their search for a fulfilling career.
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Advisory Board

Mark Albert, HPS Investment Partners

Adam Cohn, Stone Canyon Industries

Suzann Cowing, Advanced College Counseling

Jessica Cullen Smith, Alston & Bird

Rebecca Cooper Drew, Private Investor

Monica Erickson, DoubleLine

Maureen McHale Hastings, USC Marshall School

Taryn Johnson, Blue Sage Capital

Michelle Katzen, Ritholtz Wealth Management

Giselle Mazier, Arosa Capital Management

Roland Reynolds, Industry Ventures

Amy Slater, Palo Alto Networks

Frank Watson, Fairview Investment Services

McDowell Winn, PhelpsForward Strategic Consultant

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